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      Pulaski County Jail inmate found dead

      LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - A Pulaski County Jail inmate has been found dead in his cell.

      The sheriff's department said Tuesday that 34-year-old Erik Canada of Roland was found dead about 5:30 p.m. Sunday by a jail guard who was making rounds and checking on inmates.

      A suspected cause of death was not released and a sheriff's spokesman did not immediately return a phone call seeking comment.

      The sheriff's office said in a news release that Canada's body was sent to the state medical examiner's office to determine the cause of death.

      Canada was arrested last Wednesday for a parole violation and was due to be released Wednesday.

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